Helping your Employees Relocate with Kids

Your relocating employees have a lot on their minds, and it's safe to say that dealing with the emotions and concerns of children who are relocating with them doesn't make a big move any easier. Even small moves across town can be hard on kids, but overseas moves mean kids will both isolated from [...]

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Hipster Heaven: Le Plateau Mont-Royal

Artists, hipsters, hippies, “bourgeois-bohème” (bobo)… This is the cultural diversity that explains the free spirit of Le Plateau Mont-Royal. This neighbourhood in Montréal is well-known as one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in North America! A combination of factors make Le Plateau Mont-Royal the place to be... Composed of a relatively young population (young families, [...]

Your Edmonton Public Transportation Options

When you first arrive in Edmonton, you may not have a car of your own and will be relying on the city’s public transportation options. Although many people who live in Edmonton, especially those who live in the suburbs, think it unwise to live here without a vehicle, Edmonton public transportation is considered accessible, [...]

Get To Know Montréal’s New AZUR Metro Cars

If you navigate Montréal via the STM metro, you may have caught a glimpse of a rare, shiny and new metro car whizzing through the tunnels. These are the first of the AZUR metro car trains that will soon be populating Montréal! The new state-of-the-art AZUR cars are replacing the current MR-63 cars, which have [...]

Do taxes yourself

Once a year, you have to fill in an income tax return for the government. It is an obligation as a worker in Canada, whatever your status is. At each payroll that you receive, the government automatically deducts taxes and when you send your tax return, a certain amount of these taxes will be [...]

A weekend getaway in a cottage in Québec

One of the most typical things to do when you live in Canada is to leave for a weekend in a cottage in Québec or the Great Lakes region to discover the natural beauty of the country. As the landscapes change with the seasons, you can go any time of the year. There are many [...]

Montréal’s Libraries

Montréal is a city of culture, and one of its many attributes is that it has plenty of libraries, or bibliothèques. Wherever you live in city, there will be a library close to you...a joy to hear for all you book-lovers out there! Once you're settled in a neighbourhood, or borough, you can find [...]

Canadian cities ranked Best for Quality of Life, again!

Mercer's 20th Quality of Living Survey is out! We explain why Canadian cities continue making it to the top in 2018. Each year, the HR consulting firm, Mercer, publishes an index ranking of the quality of life in major cities around the world, in order to assist their multinational clients choose where to relocate their employees, on [...]

Ice hockey in Canada: a religion?

After the amazing performance of the Canadian teams in men’s and women’s hockey at the Pyongchang Winter Olympics in 2018, and right when the NHL has just started again after the Olympic break, we thought it was the perfect moment to talk about hockey. We'll be reminding you this week about the cultural importance [...]

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